• Opt-Out of Military Contact Info Reporting

    Each high school receiving federal funding is required to provide data about their 11th and 12 grade students to military recruiters. Under the law ( Federal public law 107-110, Section 9528 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of…

  • Aspen 6.0 coming Nov 15ish

    Pretty big upgrade. Here are the release notes: Aspen 6.0 Release Notes. A few highlights: Add fields to attendance-taking view. Add start and end dates to student alerts. New advanced filter for narrowing down large lists by various queries.

  • Student password policy/system

    As of the 2019-2020 school year, there is a new system for handling student passwords. Previously students set their own passwords for Aspen and Google, and they had static trivial passwords for AD, the desktop computer login. Moving forward, the tech department will be generating “good” passwords in Aspen, and…

  • Quarter 3 Grade Window

    The grading window for quarter 3 will open the week of March 29 and grades are due by 9AM on April 9. Please also note that teacher course recommendations for appropriate S2 and FY classes are also due on April 9.

  • Quarter 3 Progress Report Posting Columns are now open.

    CHS PROGRESS REPORTS ARE BACK! The Aspen 3rd quarter progress report window opens today and progress reports are due on Feb 26 at 9AM. Please see instructions or reach out to another staff member, department head, or Andy Moore if unfamiliar with posting progress reports in Aspen.  Posting progress reports in Aspen is…

  • Posting Progress Report Grades and Comments in Aspen

    Entering Progress Report Grades and Comments in Aspen is very similar to updating post columns and posting grades for the end of a term, so the procedure should look familiar to you if you have posted grades in Aspen. Go to the Scores area of a class and select “Post…

  • Aspen Version 5.10

    The latest version of Aspen, version 5.10, will be delivered on Friday, January 11th. This release contains a number of new features, including: Refreshed Family Portal mobile view Ability to use mobile device to review & submit school forms Select many records at once with new Select All button where…

  • How to Post Quarter and Final Grades in Aspen

    There are 3 basic lengths of courses at Chelsea High School: quarter, semester, and full year. Quarter length courses end every quarter and need both quarter and final grades at the end of EVERY grading quarter for which they run. Semester 1 courses end at the end of quarter 2…

  • Entering Quarter Grades for Courses NOT Ending During Grading Quarter

    There are 3 basic lengths of courses at CHS: quarter, semester, and full year. Quarter length courses end every quarter and need both quarter and final grades during each grading quarter. Semester 1 courses end at the end of quarter 2 and require both quarter and final grades during quarter…

  • So You Lost a Student’s Grades after a Withdrawal?

    When a student withdraws from your class, their grades up until the withdrawal remain in your gradebook. Just change your status radio button to be on “Withdrawn” rather than on “Enrolled.”

  • So You Want to Have a Field Trip?

    If you are planning a field trip either inside or outside of the building, please see the CHS Field Trip Attendance Procedure. It requires steps involving attendance and the nurse’s office that must be completed several days before the actual activity, so please do not wait until the last minute…

  • Get started tech guide for 2018-2019!

    Welcome back to returning teachers and welcome aboard to new teachers! I know you’re being bombarded by a lot of information this time of year, so please note that this email only contains reference information to be used at your convenience. Here are a few links that will hopefully be…

  • Aspen 5.9 Release Notes

    Aspen version 5.9 Destiny Single Sign On – Users will be able to log into Destiny using their Aspen credentials. By having Tech Support configure their instance of Aspen, Destiny customers can turn on Aspen as the identity provider. Users logging into Destiny will be redirected to the Aspen login…